Information about the department’s Information Publication Scheme.

Part 2 of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) established the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) for Australian government agencies that are subject to the FOI Act. The IPS requires agencies to make a broad range of information available online where possible.

IPS plan

Information about how we will meet the IPS obligation is available in our IPS Plan.

Who we are

Find information about our key people, organisational structure, statutory appointments and employment arrangements.

What we do

Information about what we do is available on our homepage.

Our reports and responses to Parliament

Find information about our reports and responses to Parliament:

Consultation arrangements

Find information about consultations:

Routinely provided information and FOI disclosure log

Find information on routinely accessed documents, including FOI requests and documents released in response to FOI requests.

Our priorities

Information about our priorities is provided in the Corporate Plan.

Our finances

Find information about our finances and procurement procedures.

Our data sets

We will publish our data sets to www.data.gov.au.

Contact us

We can be contacted from our contact us page.

Freedom of Information Officer contact details are available on the FOI page.

Web content accessibility

Information about our conformance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines is available on our Accessibility page.

If you are unable to read a document on our webpage in the format provided please contact us. A charge may be imposed to reimburse us for the cost incurred in reproducing the information or sending it to you. We will try to meet all reasonable requests for an alternate format of the document in a timely manner and at the lowest reasonable cost to you.

Information Publication Scheme Plan

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The Department of Communications (the department) is an agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and complies with the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) requirements. The department’s Information Publication Scheme plan (the plan) is in accordance with subsection 8 (1) of the FOI Act.